A Style Guide to Covering Child Sexual Exploitation
Over the past few years the sexual exploitation of children has become a popular theme in mainstream news. Along with deserved attention, the children who endure this exploitation and the service providers who try to help them have seen an unsettling misappropriation of blame in the language used to describe victims, as opposed to perpetrators of what amounts to sex crimes.
Oakland Schools Teach Trafficking Prevention in Schools
By Lynsey Clark While the schoolrooms are empty for the last bit of summer, a task force of Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) administrators have been planning ways to prevent child sex trafficking before it starts.
Where Are the Boys?
By Lynsey Clark In California, a leading state in college assistance to foster youth, service providers are reporting that most of their clients are women, begging the question: where are the boys?